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Contracts of the Phil. government and COVID19-vaccine manufacturers

Requested from DOH by S. BALAGBIS at 12:05 PM on May 31, 2022.
Purpose: Personal Research
Date of Coverage: 03/31/2021 - 05/31/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-170829415211

BALAGBIS 12:05 PM, May 31, 2022

I would like to requests for a copy of the contracts of the Phil. government/DOH and COVID-19 vaccine manufaturers which are given Emergency Use Authorization here in the Philippines.

Hoping for your positive response.

thank you,
Sarah

Receiving Officer 06:54 PM, Jun 01, 2022

June 1, 2022

Dear SARAH,

Thank you for your request dated May 31, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Contracts of the Phil. government and COVID19-vaccine manufacturers.

We received your request on May 31, 2022 and will respond on or before Jun 21, 2022 12:05:13 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC0xNzA4Mjk0MTUyMTEM, for request with ticket number #DOH-170829415211.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

June 2, 2022

Dear SARAH BALAGBIS,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated May 31, 2022 12:05:13 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Contracts of the Phil. government and COVID19-vaccine manufacturers.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. 

For your information, documents and records known by reason of official capacity, such as those submitted or disclosed by entities to government entities  in relation to performance of their duties, such as COVID-19 vaccine supply agreements are deemed confidential between the manufacturer, the Department of Health, and the National Task Force for COVID-19 for itself and on behalf of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. As such, details as to the information and proceedings appurtenant thereto are exempted from the coverage of the FOI program

We hope that information provided answers your query. For more information regarding our COVID-19 vaccines, feel free to browse through our DOH website and our social media sites.

Thank you very much

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
FOI Decision Maker

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